Arrest made in 2019 hotel fire
The Meridian Fire Department has made an arrest in a 2019 arson case.
Deputy Fire Chief Jason Collier says 24-year-old Richard Kaine Caffey was arrested for setting a hotel room on fire at the Microtel Inn and Suites on Bonita Lakes Drive.
Collier says they issued a warrant not long after the fire, but were just now able to find Caffey. He’s charged with one count of arson and has a bond of $5,000.